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Latest posts by Fleurisa

unidentified plant

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 11:41

Looks like the scaredy cat plant, Coleus canina. Usually planted to keep cats away because they don't like the smell of it.

chatsworth christmas

Posted: 06/10/2014 at 11:29

Here's a link to it;

My godmother's daughter is deputy house keeper there. She is a great artist.


Posted: 06/10/2014 at 11:21

I plant my garlic cloves 15cm/ 6inches apart, in rows 30cm/ 12inches apart. If you wanted to grow anything amongst your garlic, you'd need to leave more space between rows which would defeat the purpose of trying to save space by interplanting anyway

Tulip planting

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 09:49

The deeper you plant your tulips the better. If you want them to come back in future years, plant them a full 12 inches deep

new members

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 09:43

You are definitely not allowed to swap seed or live plant material between the UK and Indonesia

New Member

Posted: 01/10/2014 at 10:08

"Smell does'nt really bother me however it is real full of little flying insects which are a bit of a bother,it actually covers my old wooden garage which I quite like"

That's the whole point of ivy, it attracts flies and bees, which in turn attracts birds

Pumpkins and butter nut squash.

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 13:08

You can tell they are ripe when you can't make a mark on the skins with your fingernail

anyone here ever coppiced a starndard tree successfully?

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 12:41

Do you mean coppice (cut to the ground) or pollard (cut to the top of the stem)?

Bulbs, bulbs and more bulbs!

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 12:36

Colchicum and Nerines flower in Autumn / now

Talkback: How to choose slug-resistant plants - part two

Posted: 30/09/2014 at 12:27

No. Plants are slug resistant because slugs don't like the taste of them, not because they are scared to go near them

Discussions started by Fleurisa

Unidentified Plant

Plant with furry red stems 
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Last Post: 30/06/2014 at 20:09

Arley Hall and Gardens

Garden Festival 
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Last Post: 10/06/2014 at 10:52

Cat sick of catnip turns to cannabis

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Last Post: 21/05/2014 at 15:13

Bug Hotel

I'm making a bug hotel 
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Last Post: 12/01/2014 at 20:22


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